PEGNL engages with and supports various groups and entities that align with PEGNL’s goals and mandate.
PEGNL engages with and supports various groups and entities that align with PEGNL’s goals and mandate. Such outreach includes:
Bursaries from PEGNL’s Endowment Fund are annually awarded to students in the Engineering and Geoscience programs at Memorial University. Bursaries are awarded based on financial need, derived from a set of criteria established by officials in the Faculty of Engineering and Department of Earth Sciences. The Endowment fund is made possible by the generous donations of PEGNL members. To learn more, click here.
PEGNL also provides academic scholarships to several engineering and earth sciences students annually, which are administered by Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) on PEGNL’s behalf. Some of these scholarships are awarded directly through PEGNL, while others are awarded through funds vested at MUN.
PEGNL supports various student groups such as:
- MUN student societies
- Alexander Murray Geological Club
- Engineers Without Borders
- Memorial Baja
- Concrete Toboggan Race team
- Paradigm Hyperloop
- Canadian Federation of Engineering Students
- Atlantic Engineering Competition
- Atlantic University Geoscience Conference
- First Robotics NL
- Hack Frost NL
- First Lego League
PEGNL supports its local connections groups, which provide networking and professional development opportunities for its members. The connections group are found in various districts throughout the province, including East, West, Bonavista-Burin, and Labrador. For more information on how to become a member of these groups, please contact email@example.com
PEGNL is a member of various industry associations, including the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, TechNL, St. John’s Board of Trade, EnergyNL, WISENL, and NEIA, participating in various events and receiving communication regarding initiatives that may impact the professions.
National Engineering & Geoscience Month
National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM) occurs annually in the month of March. It is a national event celebrating the importance of engineering and geoscience in our society, and fosters interest in the professions among youth. Several initiatives take place during the month including school activities and a public event showcasing the work of engineers and geoscientists.
Practice Standards & Guidelines
PEGNL publishes practice standards and guidelines for the purpose of educating its license holders and the public about matters of professional practice.
Act, Regulations & By-Laws
The Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008 (the Act) provides PEGNL with its mandate and authority to regulate the engineering and geoscience professions in NL.
All PEGNL members are eligible to participate in various plans through Engineers Canada. Engineers Canada’s sponsored initiatives and partnerships which provide members with attractive pricing options.
Board Of Directors
The PEGNL Board of Directors is comprised of both member representatives elected by membership in accordance with the By-Laws and three public representatives appointed by the Minister of Government Services.